Tag Archives: animal health

FDA Research Helps Keep Animals—and People—Healthy

18 Sep

The Office supports CVM’s mission to approve new medications for animals and monitor marketed animal drugs, food additives, and veterinary devices to assure their safety and effectiveness.

via Consumer Updates > FDA Research Helps Keep Animals—and People—Healthy.

Diet Fast or Diet Slow: Which Choice Is Better for Pets?

22 Jun

As we have discussed in previous blogs, a long term commitment to a healthy lifestyle that includes a moderate diet with no high calorie treats with daily exercise is preferable to any dieting program.

via Diet Fast or Diet Slow: Which Choice Is Better for Pets? | petMD.

Inspiration in Action contest supports veterinary profession and animals in need

19 Sep

The winner will receive $25,000 for projects that support the veterinary profession and/or the future of veterinary medicine, and, by extension, benefit the health of animals.

via Inspiration in Action contest supports veterinary profession and animals in need | The Conscious Cat.

Managing your Pet’s Medications: The Importance of Compliance

23 Aug

Correct prescribing by the veterinarian is critical to medication success, but the other half, administering medications as prescribed is equally important.

via Managing your Pet’s Medications: The Importance of Compliance « The Animal Medical Center Blog.

New Cat Painkiller

19 Apr

Onsior (robenacoxib) Tablets in cats for the control of postoperative pain and inflammation associated with orthopedic surgery, ovariohysterectomy and castration.

via New Cat Painkiller from CatChannel.com

Pain Relief for Cats

11 Nov

We used to be told cats couldn’t tolerate any pain relievers because of possible damage to their sensitive heart, liver and kidneys, but several new medications, used carefully, can help with pain relief. This article outlines the damaging effects of pain itself and how to recognize pain in a cat, the masters of masking.

Ongoing pain will cause discomfort for a cat and can also adversely affect the cat’s health. It is important to control both acute and chronic feline pain.
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